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Sage 500 ERP
Sage 500 ERP (formerly Sage ERP MAS 500) is an integrated series of applications covering most areas of business for enterprises with 20 to 1,000 employees

20 20 download  business for enterprises with 20 to 1,000 employees. These areas include customer relationship management (CRM), accounting and financials, project accounting, distribution, manufacturing, human resources (HR), payroll, enterprise reporting, and electronic commerce. Built for the needs of an integrated enterprise, Sage 500 ERP is flexible, scalable, and fully featured to deliver a total business management solution.

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